Suspect arrested after Columbia homicide - WSMV Channel 4

Suspect arrested after Columbia homicide

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John Lee Fleming IV John Lee Fleming IV
Tonya May Thompson Tonya May Thompson
COLUMBIA, TN (WSMV) -

A Columbia woman was discovered dead in her home Thursday after an altercation with her live-in boyfriend.

Police responded to reports of a shooting at 1632 Lindsey Drive around noon, where they found Tonya May Thompson's body.

John Lee Fleming IV was taken into custody at the scene and is charged with first-degree murder. He is being held at the Maury County Jail without bond.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and they encourage anyone with information to call them at (931) 380-2721.

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